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December 5, 1942

Tratado de patología quirúrgica general

JAMA. 1942;120(14):1167. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830490087035

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The second edition of this fine work bespeaks its popularity. It is timely, practical and well systematized. The bibliography is exhaustive. The first part deals with traumatisms in general and is divided into twelve subheadings (such as contusions, wounds, mechanical injuries, vascular traumas, injuries to the nerves, bones, articulation, the effects of gases in warfare and frostbite). This section is especially thoroughly prepared and concludes with a consideration of the complications accompanying the various traumatisms. The second part consists in a discussion of infections, and here again one finds thirty-one subdivisions comprising many important and timely subjects besides the recognized entities granuloma inguinale and botryomycosis. In the third part surgical dystrophies are discussed; it also embraces a variety of considerations such as the hereditary constitution of the individual, congenital malformations and dystrophies of all systems. The fourth or last part deals with tumors and discusses the varieties of neoplasms. Each

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